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Study: Blacks Readmitted To Hospitals More Often
February 23, 2011
Book Reviews Black US Hospitals
December 31, 2010
Racial Disparities At VA Hospitals Revealed
December 09, 2010
Book Explores Black Hospitals In America
December 08, 2010
Hospitals Nationwide Poised To Add Non-Discrimination Policies
June 07, 2010
Hospitals Improving Care, Eliminating Disparities, Study Shows
May 18, 2010
Digital Divide Emerges At Hospitals Serving Poor Patients
November 23, 2009
The research finds the digital divide is associated with differences in how well hospitals address racial and ethnic disparities in care and highlights the importance of helping hospitals go electronic. Researchers surveyed 2,368 hospitals about their use of electronic ...
Project embraces African art to reinforce health & wellness in NY hospitals
October 09, 2009
Hospitals work to improve quality of cardiac care for black and Hispanic patients
August 31, 2009
Focus on Quality Can Improve Care, Reduce Disparities and Reduce Costs in Hospitals
August 21, 2009
Bronx Community’s Civil Rights Campaign Alleging Discrimination at 3 Major NYC Hospitals
July 21, 2009
18-year-old from Uganda comes to UNC Hospitals for heart repair procedure
May 13, 2009
UNC Medical Center is bringing an 18-year-old young man from Uganda to North Carolina Children’s Hospital – with help from the Children’s Heart Project of Samaritan’s Purse and Rotary International’s Gift of Life program – for a catheter-based heart repair procedure on Monday (May 18) that the hospital in Uganda is not equipped to provide. ...
Some Hospitals, Not-for-Profit Groups Offer Discounted Services for Small-Business Employees
April 15, 2009
KAISER PROGRAM WILL HELP MINORITY CONTRACTORS BUILD HOSPITALS, WEEK OF MARCH 12-18, 2009
March 12, 2009
Kaiser officials launched program to help minority, women-owned and emerging small businesses gain work experience building and remodeling clinics and hospitals. ...
Civil Rights Museum Presents 20th Anniversary Freedom Awards
August 11, 2011
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the National Civil Rights Museum, the 2011 Freedom Awards will be given to select individuals for their contributions to civil and human rights, education, the arts, sports community, justice and for their dedication to creating opportunity for the disenfranchised. Honorees this year include Danny Glover, Cicely Tyson, Bill Russell, Alonzo Mourning, the Reverend Jesse Jackson, among others. The Freedom Awards is a global civil rights event, part of the mission ...
Black Heart Attack Victims Wait Longer For Specialized Care
June 21, 2011
Black patients having a heart attack wait longer at hospitals than white patients to get advanced procedures that will restore blood flow to their hearts, according to a University of Michigan Health System study. The differences in care may be explained by hospital quality, rather than the race of individual patients. ...
Pharmaceutical Giant Settle Sex Discrimination Lawsuit
June 08, 2011
The action resolves a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Labor in May 2010 alleging that the company discriminated against female sales specialists. ...
Court Orders New Look At City Immigration Law
June 06, 2011
"We are required to intervene when states and localities directly undermine the federal objectives embodied in statutes enacted by Congress." ...
1st Lady's 'Let's Move!' Launched In Indian Country
May 26, 2011
“This is a special day for the Tribes and for USDA. Let’s Move in Indian Country, will help promote healthy eating and physical activity among Native Americans. ...
Oldest Black Owned Business Receives Honor
May 24, 2011
E.E. Ward was nominated for this distinction by the South Central Ohio Minority Supplier Development Council (SCOMSDC), a regional council of the NMSDC. ...
Best Way To Save Medicare, Offer It To Everyone
May 23, 2011
Proposals to privatize Medicare have been met with such fierce opposition, because it was revealed that privatization meant much higher out-of-pocket costs for seniors. ...
Research: Inner-City Mothers Need More Breastfeeding Support
May 09, 2011
Researchers found differences in initiation rates among patients born in different hospitals, and among patients seen in different health centers. ...
Language Barriers Can Increase Length Of Hospital Stays
May 02, 2011
Patients with LEP were also less likely to receive a home health care referral, which occurred for 32.6 percent of English-proficient patients. ...
Will Minorities Be Left Out Of Health-Care Law Provision?
April 27, 2011
Wealthy hospitals and practices may “cherry-pick” similar, wealthy institutions and avoid poor and minority-heavy patient populations in order to lower costs. ...
Black Women's Maternal Risks Go Unquestioned
April 22, 2011
Statistics showing that African American women die at much higher rates in childbirth and pregnancy don't surprise Dr. David R. Williams. ...
Poll: Most Don't Perceive Disparities In Hospital Care
April 12, 2011
A majority of the public thinks that African Americans get the same (60%) or better quality of care (2%) as Whites do when they are hospitalized. ...
Hospital Association Names New Black Chairman
April 11, 2011
"Your community has its own dynamics that create its own barriers – solid walls that stand between people and the health that will allow them to achieve their full potential." ...
What A Government Shutdown Could Mean For Blacks
April 08, 2011
Public employment, and the federal government being a centerpiece of that, has been the economic life blood of black communities for generations. ...
Groups To Rally For Women's Health
March 31, 2011
Thousands will travel to Washington to send a message to Congress that the proposals undermining women’s health. ...
Segregation Not Going Anywhere Soon
March 30, 2011
The recent report that America’s most segregated cities are just as -- if not more -- segregated than they were a couple of decades ago is hardly a revelation. ...
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